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Is pregnancy possible for a psoriasis arthritis patient? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   hi doc
User :   i have psorasis arthritis
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   How old are you?
User :   30
User :   i am tacking Methotraxiate since 1 year but its still not cured
Doctor :   How long have you had this problem?
Doctor :   Who is your treating specialist?
User :   psorasis since 8 years but psorasis arthritis is since 18 months
Doctor :   ok
User :   y its tacking too much time
Doctor :this problem is very difficult to treat despite medications,
User :   ok then
Doctor :   Are you going for physiotherapy?
User :   no bcoz my doctor not yet recomended yet
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you on nay medication for the pain?
Doctor :   *any
User :   i took rarly as they says it will decrease the methotraxite power
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i am just worried as i have married one year ago and doing family planning
Doctor :   which joint is afected?
User :   toes, index finger and middle fingers of two legs
User :   and thumbs also
Doctor :   ok.......
User :   my doctor suggest not to concive as i am tacking metho which upsets my family
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   methotrexate has a lot of side effects
User :   if i stop metho.. and concive after two months then i can continues?
Doctor :   You will need to discuss this with your treating doctor
User :   after conciveng tacking metho.. will effect on fetous?
Doctor :   As he will have acess to all your reports
User :   generally it will effect?
Doctor :   it will affect if the mother
Doctor :   takes methotrexate
Doctor :   during pregnancy
Doctor :   I'm sorry I cannot help you with such a complicated problem
Doctor :   online
User :   yes i can understand
User :   one more question if u allow
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   pls go ahead
User :   injecting metho.. will work faster then pills?
Doctor :   yes it will work faster
Doctor :   but side effects may be more
User :   side effects such as?
Doctor :   Hair loss
Doctor :   nausea and vomitting
Doctor :   liver problems
Doctor :   red urine
Doctor :   etc
Doctor :   bone marrow suppression
Doctor :   dont worry too much
User :   so u suggest me to continue with pills even it works very slow?
Doctor :   abt the side effects
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   the dose is always carefully
Doctor :   adjusted
Doctor :   by your docotr
User :   yup
User :   smoking also effect on psorasis?
Doctor :   it can make it worse?
Doctor :   or actually
Doctor :   trigger off an attack
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
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